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CSPAN
Sep 19, 2012 12:00pm EDT
technologies. the last term the supreme court had the united states versus jones on the gps tracking device. i'm not sure that any one of the age of 40 would view the gps tracking device as a truly new technology. wizardly by the supreme court standards, the qualified and there is a least one case potentially on the horizon that involves new technologies. but i think it's fair to say that all of them involve old technologies, and i promised i would slip in one joke since we are going to be talking about this but it's the year the supreme court goes to the dogs because they have no fewer than two cases involving the application of the fourth amendment and then an unintentional active tumor would be they said both of the cases for oral argument on halloween so the court is going to ask a fourth amendment they on how we and with the two cases involving dog staff and the two cases actually both come from the state of florida and the florida supreme court so florida is the petitioner the cases will here. the canine case that is probably greater interest is a case called florida v
CSPAN
Sep 19, 2012 5:00pm EDT
against the rand paul amendment be voted on by the united states senate. i do object to the -- an hour equally divided. i object to the fact that we do not have either side-by-side or second-degree amendments, which is the normal parliamentary procedure. and since -- since the majority leader had to inject the number-one objective is defeat barack obama routine again, i would like to point out, this is the least productive congress since 1947. that we have for the first time in 51 years, we're not taking up the defense authorization bill. for the first time in 51 years, when we are fighting a war in afghanistan, that we can't find the time -- we can't find the time in the united states senate to take up the bill that's so important to the security of this nation. so the majority leader should be proud of his record, as i mentioned, including the fact that this congress is the least productive since 1947, but most of all, in 50 years -- in 50 years -- we have not taken up the defense authorization bill and we've taken it up for 50 years because other majority leaders who set the calenda
CSPAN
Sep 19, 2012 9:00am EDT
allegiance to the flag. i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. the presiding officer: the clerk will read a communication to the senate. the clerk: washington, d.c, september 19, 2012. to the senate: under the provisions of rule 1, paragraph 3, of the standing rules of the senate, i hereby appoint the honorable kirsten e. gillibrand, a senator from the state of new york, to perform the duties of the chair. signed: daniel k. inouye, president pro tempore. mr. reid: madam president? the presiding officer: the majority leader. mr. reid: i now move to proceed to calendar number 499, s. 3521, which is the tax extenders legislation reported out of the finance committee previously. the presiding officer: the clerk will report. the clerk: motion to proceed to calendar number 4, s. 3521, a bill amend the internal revenue code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions. mr. reid: madam president, following my remarks and those of my distinguished friend be, the rep
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